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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Casper Field Office
 
Release Date: 12/01/11
Contacts: Lesley A. Collins    
  307-261-7603    

Muddy Mountain Road Closes for Winter


The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Casper Field Office announced today that Muddy Mountain Road will be closed on Monday, Dec. 5 for the winter.

Muddy Mountain Road is the primary access route to the Muddy Mountain Environmental Education Area two campgrounds and numerous trails. Due to mud and snow, the road is unsafe in the winter for vehicular traffic. However, the Muddy Mountain area is open for snowmobile use on designated state trails.

The road is closed annually based on weather and road conditions and will be open again around June 1, 2012.

For more information call the BLM office at (307) 261-7600.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Casper Field Office   2987 Prospector Dr.      Casper, WY 82604  

Last updated: 12-12-2011